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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Walker College of Business Faculty


Walker College of Business

Department of Accounting

PENELOPE L. BAGLEY (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S., M.A., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Graduate Faculty

KENNARD S. BRACKNEY (2003)
Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S.B.A., M.S., Old Dominion University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Graduate Faculty

RANDAL K. EDWARDS (1986)
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S.B.A., M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

C. KEVIN ELLER (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S.B.A., M.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
Graduate Faculty

NAOMI S. FAW (2016)
Lecturer in the Department of Accounting
B.S.B.A., M.S., Appalachian State University

TIMOTHY B. FORSYTH (1989)
Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S., University of South Alabama
M.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi
Ph.D., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)

MARY ANN HOFMANN (2006)
Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S., Union College
M.B.A., University of Nebraska
M.S., Grand Valley State University
Ph.D., Arizona State University. CMA
Graduate Faculty

REBECCA HUTCHINS (1986)
Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.A., Furman University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Graduate Faculty

SCOT E. JUSTICE (2017)
Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.B.A., University of Memphis
M.B.A., Tennessee Tech University
D.B.A., Kennesaw State University

RACHEL KELLER (2005)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting
B.S., Duke University
M.S., Appalachian State University

CLAUDIA L. KELLEY (1994)
Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S., Waynesburg College
M.S., University of Illinois
M.T.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
Graduate Faculty

TAMARA K. KOWALCZYK (2005)
Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S.A., St. Edward’s University
M.B.A., The University of Texas
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Graduate Faculty

ALVARO MARTINELLI (1974)
Professor in the Department of Accounting
Laurea, University of Genoa, Italy
M.B.A., Ph.D., North Texas State University

WILLIAM B. POLLARD (1981)
Professor in the Department of Accounting and Director of the Master of Science in Accounting Program
B.A., Mars Hill College
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
Graduate Faculty

TRACY NELSON REED (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S., M.Acc., Eastern Michigan University
Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Graduate Faculty

FORREST DOUGLAS ROBERTS (2002)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Accounting
B.B.A., Southern Arkansas University
M.B.A., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Graduate Faculty

ROBIN N. ROMANUS (2014)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.S.B.A., Old Dominion University
M.Accountancy, University of West Florida
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

H. LYNN STALLWORTH (2006)
Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.Accountancy, M.Accountancy, University of Mississippi
Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Graduate Faculty

DERINDA P. STIENE (2017)
Lecturer in the Department of Accounting
B.A., University of New Hampshire
M.S., Northeastern University

MARY M. STOLBERG (2015)
Lecturer in the Department of Accounting
B.A., University of Chicago
M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
M.S., Appalachian State University

JANET L. WOODS (2001)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting
B.S.B.A., M.S., Appalachian State University

KIMBERLY A. ZAHLLER (2017)
Assitant Professor in the Department of Accounting
B.A., M.B.A., Miami University
M.A., The Ohio State University
M.S.A, Ph.D., University of Central Florida

Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Managment

TIMOTHY HUNTER BURWELL (1986)
Vice Provost for Resource Management, Office of Academic Affairs; and Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.A., Wofford College
M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University

LEWIS ALEXANDER (2017)
Lecturer in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., University of North Carolina-Greensboro
J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law
M.B.A., Appalachian State University

JOSEPH CAZIER (2004)
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research in the Walker College of Business and Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., Washington State University, Richland
M.B.A., Brigham Young University
Ph.D., Arizona State University, Tempe
Graduate Faculty

CHIEN-HUNG CHEN (CHARLIE) (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., Tamsui Oxford College
M.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
M.B.A., American Graduate School of International Management
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
Graduate Faculty

JOHN K. CORLEY (2009)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.I.S., University of Georgia
M.B.A., Augusta State University
Ph.D., Auburn University
Graduate Faculty

DINESH S. DAVÉ (1988)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Gujarat University
M.S., West Virginia College of Graduate Studies
Graduate Faculty

TAYLOR DOUGLAS (2017)
Lecturer in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., M.B.A., Appalachian State University

SAMUEL K. FORMBY (2011)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management and Associate Dean of the Walker College of Business
B.S., M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of South Carolina (Columbia)
Graduate Faculty

REGINA HARTLEY (2015)
Lecturer in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., Regent University, VA

SCOTT HUNSINGER (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management and Co-Director of the Center for Applied Research on Emerging Technologies (CARET)
B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Graduate Faculty

JOHN KOPWALCZYK (2014)
Lecturer in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., SW Texas State University
A.A.S., Southern Nevada
M.B.A., Appalachian State University

STEVEN LEON (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., University of North Dakota
M.B.A., Loyola University
Ph.D., North Dakota State University

BEVERLY DAWN MEDLIN (1988)
Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management and Co-Director of the Center for Applied Research on Emerging Technologies (CARET)
B.A., M.A., Appalachian State University
Ed.D., Virginia Tech
Graduate Faculty

BILL PHILLIPS (2012)
Lecturer in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., University of South Carolina
M.B.A., University of South Carolina

CAROL POLLARD (2005)
Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Graduate Faculty

CHRIS TAYLOR (2011)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.B.A., Appalachian State University

SANDRA ANN VANNOY (1998)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Graduate Faculty

JASON (JIE) XIONG (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
B.A., University of Electronic Science/Technology
M.A., Zhejiang University, China
M.S., University of Nebraska
Ph.D., Yale University

Department of Economics

IMRAN ARIF (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics
B.A., M.A., University of the Punjab
Ph.D., West Virginia University

DAVID MICHAEL BRUNER (2008)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics
B.S., Virginia Tech
M.A. University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph.D., University of Calgary
Graduate Faculty

SCOTT CALLAHAN (2017)
Lecturer in the Department of Economics
B.S., Arizona State University
M.A., North Carolina State University

TODD LINTON CHERRY (2001)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics
B.S.B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ph.D., University of Wyoming

JOHN WILLIAM DAWSON (2000)
Associate Professor in the Department of Economics
B.S., East Carolina University
M.A., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

DAVID L. DICKINSON (2004)
Professor in the Department of Economics
B.A., Western Washington University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Arizona
Graduate Faculty

CHRIS GIGUERE (2016)
Visting Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics
B.A., James Madison University
M.A., Ph.D., North Carolina State University

PETER A. GROOTHUIS (2002)
Professor in the Department of Economics
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Graduate Faculty

ONUR INCE (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Economics
B.A., M.A., Bilkent University, Turkey
M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston
Graduate Faculty

JOHN G. LEHMAN (2012)
Lecturer in the Department of Economics
B.S., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
M.S., Virginia Tech

DAVID M. McEVOY (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Economics
B.S., University of New Hampshire
M.S., University College London (UK)
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Graduate Faculty

TANGA M. MOHR (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Economics
B.S., Ph.D., University of South Carolina

OWEN ASHTON MORGAN (2008)
Associate Professor in the Department of Economics
B.A., University of Humberside
M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware
Graduate Faculty

JAYJIT ROY (2010)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics
B.S., Presidency College
M.A., Jawaharlal Nehrn University
M.A., Ph.D., Southern Methodist University
Graduate Faculty

BROCK STODDARD (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics
B.S., Brigham Young University
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University

MARK C. STRAZICICH (2004)
Professor in the Department of Economics
B.A., University of British Columbia
M.A., Simon Fraser University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
Graduate Faculty

JOHN C. WHITEHEAD (2004)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics
B.A., Centre College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Graduate Faculty

JI YAN (2010)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics
B.A., M.A., Fudan University
M.A., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Department of Finance, Banking & Insurance

BRYAN SCOTT BOUBOULIS (2012)
Lecturer in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Appalachian State University

HARRY McLEMORE DAVIS (1977)
Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance and Holder of the North Carolina Bankers Association Professorship
A.B., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., Vanderbilt University
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Graduate Faculty

LEIGH E. DUNSTON (2002)
Executive-in-Residence in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S., St. Joseph’s University
J.D., Georgetown University

AUSTIN EGGERS (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.A., Appalachian State University
Masters of Divinity, Fuller Theological Seminary
J.D., NC Central School of Law

KAREN EPERMANIS (2006)
Associate Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance; Director of the Brantley Risk and Insurance Center; and Internship Coordinator for Risk Management
B.B.A., University of Georgia
M.B.A., University of Tulsa
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

JOHN P. GEARY (1976)
Associate Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
A.B., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
J.D., Samford University
M.A., Ph.D., George Peabody College for Teachers

DELBERT C. GOFF (1991)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance, David A. Thompson Professor of Applied Investments
B.S.B.A., University of Florida
M.B.A., Ph.D., Florida State University

BRANDY HADLEY (2017)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S., M.B.A., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

JEFF HOBBS (2005)
Associate Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S., West Virginia University
M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech

KEVIN HUFF (2017)
Lecturer in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S., Mississippi College
J.D., Mississippi College

JARROD JOHNSTON (2003)
Associate Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.A., Drake University
M.B.A., University of Kentucky
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University

TERRILL RAY KEASLER (1987)
Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S., Livingston State University
M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)
Graduate Faculty

DAVID CRAIG MARLETT (2003)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance; and Holder of the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) Distinguished Professorship
B.S., Ph.D., Florida State University

RICHARD E. MATTAR (1987)
Executive-in-Residence in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S., North Carolina State University
J.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

CHRIS R. McNEIL (2004)
Associate Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance; and Internship Coordinator for Finance and Banking
B.S., Wake Forest University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

LORILEE MEDDERS (2017)
Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance and Joseph F. Freeman Distinguished Professor in Insurance
B.S., University of Alabama
M.S., Ph.D., Georgia State

HEATHER HULBURT NORRIS (2003)
Dean of the Walker College of Business and Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.B.A., James Madison University
M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

JAMIE PARSON (2012)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S., Nebraska Weslyan University
J.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law

IVAN CARL ROTEN (2001)
Associate Professor in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S., North Carolina State University
M.B.A., Ed.S., Appalachian State University
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

JOE WALSH (2016)
Lecturer in the Department of Finance, Banking and Insurance
B.S., Gardner-Webb University
M.B.A., Appalachian State University

Department of Management

STELLA E. ANDERSON (1992)
Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., Purdue University

JACQUELINE Z. BERGMAN (2006)
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Management
B.A., Dickinson College
M.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Graduate Faculty

ROBIN T. BYERLY (1997)
Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., M.B.A., Tennessee Technological University
Ph.D., Florida State University
Graduate Faculty

J. DANA CLARK (1991)
Professor in the Department of Management and Director of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Program
B.A., M.B.A., University of Georgia
Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Graduate Faculty

BETTY SMITH COFFEY (1992)
Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., Berea College
M.A., The University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.B.A., M.H.A., Xavier University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Graduate Faculty

HEATHER DIXON-FOWLER (2009)
Associate Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., Eckerd College
M.B.A., Wichita State University
Ph.D., University of Arkansas
Graduate Faculty

JAMES KEMP ELLINGTON (2015)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Management
B.S., Appalachian State University
M.S., North Carolina State University
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Graduate Faculty

DAN K. HSU (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Management
B.S., M.S., Fu-Jen Catholic University
M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Ph.D., Syracuse University

CAROL S. KLINE (2014)
Associate Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., Wake Forest University
M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Graduate Faculty

MARK O. LEWIS (2011)
Associate Professor in the Department of Management
B.B.A., University of Georgia
M.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Georgia State University
Graduate Faculty

MARTIN B. MEZNAR (2007)
Associate Dean for International Programs and Assessment in the Walker College of Business and Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., B.S., Bryan College
M.S., The University of Texas at Dallas
Ph.D., University of South Carolina (Columbia)
Graduate Faculty

RAJAT PANWAR (2016)
Associate Professor in the Department of Management
B.S.C., C.C.S. University, India
M.B.A., Lucknow University, India
Ph.D., Oregon State University
D.B.A., Grenoble Ecole de Management, France

JESSE DYLON PIPES (2014)
Lecturer in the Department of Management
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.B.A., Appalachian State University

RICHARD W. POUDER (2000)
Professor in the Department of Management
B.S., M.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Graduate Faculty

BENJAMIN C. POWELL (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Management
A.B., Princeton University
M.B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
Graduate Faculty

RACHEL S. SHINNAR (2004)
Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., Tel-Aviv University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Graduate Faculty

ALAN E. SINGER (2008)
Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., Oxford University
B.S., University of London
Ph.D., University of Canterbury, Christchurch

PETER D. VILLANOVA (1993)
Professor in the Department of Management
A.A., Mesa College
B.S., San Diego State University
M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech

JAMES W. WESTERMAN (2005)
Holshouser Distinguished Professor in Ethics in the Department of Management
B.S., M.B.A., Florida State University
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder
Graduate Faculty

BRIAN G. WHITAKER (2010)
Associate Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., University of Louisville
M.A., Xavier University
Ph.D., University of Akron
Graduate Faculty

MICHAEL N. YOUNG (2017)
Associate Professor in the Department of Management
B.A., West Virginia State University
M.A., University of Connecticut
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Graduate Faculty

Department of Marketing

PIA A. ALBINSSON (2009)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing
B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., New Mexico State University

ILGIM DARA BENOIT (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing
B.A., M.B.A., Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

UNAL O. BOYA (1988)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Marketing
B.S., Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

NEEL DAS (2007)
Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing
B.Com., St. Xavier’s College, India
M.Com., University of Calcutta, India
PGDBM, Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

MICHAEL J. DOTSON (1983)
Professor in the Department of Marketing
B.A., M.B.A., Nicholls State University
D.B.A., Mississippi State University
Graduate Faculty

JEFF R. FOREMAN (2016)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing
B.S. Appalachian State University
M.B.A., Western Carolina University
Ph.D., Georgia State University

BONNIE SUE GUY (1987)
Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing
B.B.A., M.B.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

EVA MARIAH HYATT (1990)
Professor in the Department of Marketing
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.B.A., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina (Columbia)
Graduate Faculty

BARBARA RULE (2008)
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Marketing
B.S., Emory University
M.B.A., Georgia State University

GEORGE DAVID SHOWS (2013)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Marketing
B.S., M.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi
Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University

JAMES EDGAR STODDARD (1998)
Professor and Chair of the Department of Marketing
B.S.M.E., Massachusetts Maritime Academy
M.B.A., Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Graduate Faculty